Las Plumas High School Alumni

Oroville, California (CA)

Military Alumni

Military High School Alumni

Honoring Our Heroes

This area is dedicated to our alumni that have served or are serving in our armed forces!

Lost Class Rings

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Honored Military Alumni

Anthony A. Walker
Anthony A. Walker
Class of 1979
Army, 20+ Years

Army medic, nurse and now physician assistant. very honorable service
Brian Waller
Brian Waller
Class of 1984
Navy, 20+ Years

Served Onboard the USS proteus, Uss Cape Cod, Navy recruiting District San Francisco, Assault Craft Unit 5, Uss Carl Vinson and Navy Sub Base Point Loma Ca. Retired August 2007 after 23 years of service
Don Williams
Don Williams
Class of 1983
Army, 20+ Years

Airborne Infantry (Among other things...)
George A. Custer
George A. Custer
Class of 1963
Navy, 4 Years

Served in a search & rescue squadron in Viet-Nam
Jamey Atkins
Jamey Atkins
Class of 1992
Navy, 16 Years

Currently a Chief Aviation Support Equipment Technician stationed at FRC NW, Whidbey Island, WA.
Jeff Hawkins
Jeff Hawkins
Class of 1971
Air Force, 4 Years

Joined the Air Force 1 year after graduation. Served most of the time at bases in California. Spent 1 year in Thailand. This is where I started my career as a firefighter.
John David Popejoy
John David Popejoy
Class of 1996
Navy, 4 Years

United States of America Navy Seabee equipment operator
Michael G. Kabel
Michael G. Kabel
Class of 1969
Navy, 6 Years

Nuclear Power Plant Operator. Submarine Service
Phil Walters
Phil Walters
Class of 1972
Navy, 20+ Years

Served as Hospital Corpman/Dental Technician. Duty Stations: MCRD, CA; Naval Hosp. Okinawa: NAS Whidbey Is. WA: USS Enterprise, Instructor Duty, CA; 1st Med/Bn Camp Pendleton. 1st Dental Bn Camp Pendleton, Operations Desert Storm, MCAS El Toro, CA. Retired Senior Chief.
Rachel Branson Byington
Rachel Branson Byington
Class of 1989
Air Force, 17 Years

Still serving as a Jet Engine Mechanic. Currently in the Air National Guard.
Richard Dowty
Richard Dowty
Class of 1967
Marine Corps, 8 Years

Served time in the Vietnam war in the infantry with 3rd marines changed fields to Aviation Electronics fire control radar on the F4J phantom aircraft.
RICHARD REED
RICHARD REED
Class of 1963
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

SPENT LITTLE TIME IN VIETMAN 1966 -1967/1969-1970/1974. STAIONED IN HAWAII,ELTORO CALIF,CAMP PEN CAL,OKINAWA,PHILLIPINES,JAPAN.SPENT A LITTLE TIME ON GUAM,MIDWAY,SAIPAN ,WAKE. RETIRED IN 1984 MASTER SERGEANT USMC
Ron Buster
Ron Buster
Class of 1966
Army, 20+ Years

I served in the US AirForce for 4 years. Two years in Alaska and Two years at Beale AFB Marysville CA. I joined the Army Reserves in Minneapolis Minnesota and Served 7 years on Active Duty with the Reserves. My last 5 years was as the Director of BNOC for the Army Reserves.
Ron Madsen
Ron Madsen
Class of 1984
Navy, 20+ Years

Submariner
Stephen E. Broome
Stephen E. Broome
Class of 1972
Army, 14 Years

enlisted in Air Force after HS graduation as a Ground Radio Repairman. Served at Castle air Force Base. Got out in 1976 and got a BS n Criminal Justice. Returned to the Army i 1980 and went through Officer Candidate School and received a commission. Got out in November of 1990 .as a captain. Served in Georgia, Texas, Colorado, New Jersey and Germany.
Susan L Rice (Meador)
Susan L Rice (Meador)
Class of 1979
Army, 3 Years

I was assigned to the communications section of HHB DIVARTY, Fort Richardson, AK. I served 3 years. My job classification was 31C - Single Channel Radio Teletype Operator. I was also the Assistant Communications Officer working directly under our Company Communications Officer.

Classmates Spotlight

Las Plumas High School Classmates

Sandy Seddon
Class of '74

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Our Las Plumas High School military alumni are some of the most outstanding people we know and this page recognizes them and everything they have done! Not everyone gets to come home for the holidays and we want our Las Plumas High School Military to know that they are loved and appreciated. All of us in Oroville are proud of our military alumni and want to thank them for risking their lives to protect our country!